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Micron Technology (MU) Competitors

$89.71
-2.14 (-2.33%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

MU vs. ADI, TXN, MCHP, MPWR, INTC, NXPI, AMAT, ON, GFS, and AMD

Should you be buying Micron Technology stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Micron Technology include Analog Devices (ADI), Texas Instruments (TXN), Microchip Technology (MCHP), Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR), Intel (INTC), NXP Semiconductors (NXPI), Applied Materials (AMAT), Onsemi (ON), GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GFS), and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). These companies are all part of the "semiconductors & related devices" industry.

Micron Technology vs.

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, earnings and dividends.

In the previous week, Micron Technology had 9 more articles in the media than Analog Devices. MarketBeat recorded 40 mentions for Micron Technology and 31 mentions for Analog Devices. Analog Devices' average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat Micron Technology's score of 0.42 indicating that Micron Technology is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Analog Devices
11 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Micron Technology
16 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
14 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

85.6% of Analog Devices shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.3% of Micron Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Analog Devices shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Micron Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analog Devices has a net margin of 24.34% compared to Analog Devices' net margin of -42.47%. Micron Technology's return on equity of 12.76% beat Analog Devices' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Analog Devices24.34% 12.76% 9.31%
Micron Technology -42.47%-14.44%-9.97%

Analog Devices has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Micron Technology has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analog Devices currently has a consensus target price of $206.26, indicating a potential upside of 9.85%. Micron Technology has a consensus target price of $94.95, indicating a potential upside of 5.84%. Given Micron Technology's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Analog Devices is more favorable than Micron Technology.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Analog Devices
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.68
Micron Technology
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
22 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.84

Analog Devices pays an annual dividend of $3.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Micron Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Analog Devices pays out 61.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Micron Technology pays out -7.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Analog Devices has raised its dividend for 22 consecutive years. Analog Devices is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Micron Technology received 2391 more outperform votes than Analog Devices when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 80.38% of users gave Micron Technology an outperform vote while only 69.22% of users gave Analog Devices an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Analog DevicesOutperform Votes
1194
69.22%
Underperform Votes
531
30.78%
Micron TechnologyOutperform Votes
3585
80.38%
Underperform Votes
875
19.62%

Analog Devices has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Micron Technology. Micron Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Analog Devices, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Analog Devices$12.31B7.57$3.31B$5.5933.59
Micron Technology$15.54B6.37-$5.83B-$6.28-14.29

Summary

Analog Devices beats Micron Technology on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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MU vs. The Competition

MetricMicron TechnologySemiconductors & related devices IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$101.39B$44.18B$19.29B$7.52B
Dividend Yield0.50%2.20%2.73%3.87%
P/E Ratio-14.2922.06219.9413.78
Price / Sales6.3713.02547.6566.18
Price / Cash41.4920.5728.8354.64
Price / Book2.235.756.654.63
Net Income-$5.83B$966.19M$622.70M$211.02M
7 Day Performance4.42%-0.34%0.55%2.28%
1 Month Performance0.72%1.80%2.52%3.39%
1 Year Performance55.15%11.83%13.58%7.45%

Micron Technology Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ADI
Analog Devices
4.9345 of 5 stars
$189.07
+0.0%
$206.26
+9.1%
+2.5%$93.76B$12.31B33.8226,000
TXN
Texas Instruments
4.8604 of 5 stars
$164.94
+0.4%
$173.89
+5.4%
-4.5%$149.98B$17.52B23.3634,000
MCHP
Microchip Technology
4.7534 of 5 stars
$82.94
+0.0%
$91.33
+10.1%
+1.9%$44.82B$8.44B19.3822,600Insider Selling
Gap Down
MPWR
Monolithic Power Systems
4.886 of 5 stars
$709.29
-2.2%
$668.30
-5.8%
+46.1%$34.48B$1.82B80.973,247
INTC
Intel
4.5544 of 5 stars
$42.73
-0.6%
$41.48
-2.9%
+68.6%$180.66B$54.23B109.57124,800Short Interest ↑
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors
4.8936 of 5 stars
$245.73
+0.8%
$237.50
-3.3%
+37.3%$63.02B$13.28B22.9434,500Analyst Revision
Positive News
AMAT
Applied Materials
4.832 of 5 stars
$202.86
-0.3%
$189.75
-6.5%
+76.3%$168.79B$26.52B23.8734,000Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
ON
Onsemi
4.9029 of 5 stars
$76.97
-0.8%
$98.92
+28.5%
-1.6%$33.15B$8.25B15.7430,100Analyst Revision
GFS
GLOBALFOUNDRIES
3.6037 of 5 stars
$53.50
-1.9%
$65.92
+23.2%
-18.9%$29.31B$7.39B29.0814,000
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
4.1829 of 5 stars
$178.00
+1.1%
$179.06
+0.6%
+124.1%$284.80B$22.68B342.3126,000Analyst Upgrade

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This page (NASDAQ:MU) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff